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Old 05-20-2009, 04:25 PM
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what is the difference between the RE 5.5" or the 4.5" long arm kit and short arm kit. does long arm really help out for wheeling for hwy use?

looking to lift my cherokee soon and finding info first before buying
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Old 05-20-2009, 04:37 PM
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Long arm is better all around. Better flex off road, better ride on road. Control arm angles have alot to do with on/off road performance
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if you have the extra money and get it id go with long arms fbecause it will make a big difference in on and offroad ride plus you will have better flex and control arm angles
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Do the long arms almost every body that gets serious about there lifts end up with the long arms beside better to do it now and save the money
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Yeah a long arms off road makes a huge difference. The articulation of the axle is great compared to the short arm. I do not know how they do on the road but I cannot believe that it would be bad at all. If you can afford to buy the long arm kit I would go with it!
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i think im gonna just buck up and get the long arm kit ... thanks for the input guys
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Long arm is better all around. Better flex off road, better ride on road. Control arm angles have alot to do with on/off road performance
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i think im gonna just buck up and get the long arm kit ... thanks for the input guys
Good choice.
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Good choice in my opinion. It avoids the issue of needing a LCA mount drop with the short arms.
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